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  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
    Source: The Ground Beneath Her Feet (2000) 13
  • Ben Katchor
    Ben Katchor
    American cartoonist and illustrator 1951-
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    A picture story just doesn't run like a film. It doesn't have 24 frames per second. It doesn't deal with this illusion of movement.
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
    American short story writer 1804-1864
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    A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
    Source: The Scarlet Letter (1850) Ch XII
  • H. Jackson Brown Jr
    H. Jackson Brown Jr
    American author 1940-
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    A racehorse that consistently runs just a second faster than another horse is worth millions of dollars more. Be willing to give that extra effort that separates the winner from the one in second place.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    A radical is one of whom people say ''He goes too far.'' A conservative, on the other hand, is one who ''doesn't go far enough.'' Then there is the reactionary, ''one who doesn't go at all.'' All these terms are more or less objectionable, wherefore we have
  • Billy Sunday
    Billy Sunday
    American athlete and evangelist 1862-1935
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    A revival does two things. First, it returns the Church from her backsliding and second, it causes the conversion of men and women; and it always includes the conviction of sin on the part of the Church. What a spell the devil seems to cast over the Church today!
    Source: As quoted in ""Billy" Sunday, the man and his message: with his own words which have won thousands for Christ" by William Thomas Ellis
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    A stiff apology is a second insult. The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt.
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
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    A strict belief, fate is the worst kind of slavery; on the other hand there is comfort in the thought that God will be moved by our prayers.
  • A sumptuous dwelling the rich man hath. And dainty is his repast; but remember that luxury's prodigal hand keeps the furnace of toil in blast.
  • Brendan I. Koerner
    Brendan I. Koerner
    American author 1974-
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    A surprising number of American skyjackers were not yet old enough to drink or sometimes even drive. These adolescents were generally inept at planning their crimes, and few of their capers met with any success; most seemed to end within moments of starting, usually after a fatherly pilot convinced the nervous teen to hand over his gun.
  • Patrick Kavanagh
    Patrick Kavanagh
    Irish poet and novelist 1904-1967
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    A sweeping statement is the only statement worth listening to. The critic without faith gives balanced opinions, usually about second-rate writers.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    A tool is but the extension of a man's hand, and a machine is but a complex tool. And he that invents a machine augments the power of a man and the well-being of mankind.
  • David Ogilvy
    David Ogilvy
    American businessman, Advertising Expert 1911-
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    A well-run restaurant is like a winning baseball team. It makes the most of every crew member's talent and takes advantage of every split-second opportunity to speed up service.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
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    Active management leads to lots of poor investor behavior. It sends people chasing after whoever has the hot hand at the moment.
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